Marco Jackson

Displaced Yorkshire-born football writer now based in Kent and former contributor to the Huddersfield Examiner, currently providing statistically-based Huddersfield Town related content for the Thrice Champions website. Contact me via Twitter at @MarcoJ.

    By Marco Jackson On Thursday, May 18th, 2017

    1993-94 – AC Milan Offer Sacchi a Blueprint

    Arrigo Sacchi’s squad selection for the 1994 World Cup was made a lot easier by the brilliance of many Italians in Serie A, with most of these playing for Milan, Juventus and ParmaAt first sight, there was More...

    By Marco Jackson On Thursday, April 27th, 2017

    May 1990: Sampdoria’s Win Starts Something

    Sampdoria are far from Italy’s most decorated club. In the early 1990s, however, the Blucerchiati won the hearts of many by being one of Serie A’s most exciting teamsSometimes ideas are so simple that More...

    By Marco Jackson On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

    Pele and the AC Milan Transfer That Never Was

    Football, like life, can be strange in that sometimes things that don’t happen become as well known as those that do. This can especially be the case with transfers, where players not moving can feel like an More...

    By Marco Jackson On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

    Istvan Nyers: Inter’s prolific Hungarian

    When remembering Inter’s great players, it is easy to focus on those who spent the most time with the Biscione. One Hungarian deserves to be widely recognised as being among the greatsTo be a record holder More...

    By Marco Jackson On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

    Vicenza 1997: A Red Stripe on the Cup

    Through the years, the Coppa Italia has seen 16 different winners. Of those 16, five clubs have their name on the trophy onceIn some European countries, there are three domestic tournaments; a league, an open More...

    By Marco Jackson On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

    Cesena 1976: Keeping the Seahorses’ Heads Above Water

    Currently in the bottom half of Serie B, Cesena are far from one of Italy’s bigger clubs. They have, however, enjoyed more successful periods in their time“History is written by the victors” is an old More...

    By Marco Jackson On Monday, March 13th, 2017

    Juventus Maxed Out? Massimiliano Allegri’s Uncertain Future at the Bianconeri

    As Massimiliano Allegri reaches the end of his third season at Juventus, it is looking increasingly unlikely that he will enter into a fourth. Were he to do so, however, he would be the first Bianconeri boss to More...

    By Marco Jackson On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

    AC Milan 1982: Sharks, Blood and Pooh

    Throughout the last 30 years, AC Milan have been one of the world’s biggest clubs. In the early 1980s, however, things were not as we now know it for the RossoneriSome things in football are unthinkable, More...

    By Marco Jackson On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

    95 Years of Solitude: Pro Vercelli approach a century

    Though not a regular household name in modern Italian football, Pro Vercelli are one of calcio’s fallen giants. However, the club are neither gone, nor forgotten.The landscape at the peak of Italian football More...

    By Marco Jackson On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

    Atalanta 1948: The Queen in Search of a Crown

    In a 110-year history, Atalanta have never managed to get their hands on the Scudetto. They came closest in 1948.Victory over Crotone on Saturday evening would lift Atalanta up to fourth position in Serie A, one More...

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